Corchorus junodii (Schinz) N.E. Br.

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Corchorus junodii

Photo: Warren McCleland
Pande, Inhassoro District

Corchorus junodii

Photo: Warren McCleland
Pande, Inhassoro District

Corchorus junodii

Photo: Warren McCleland
Pande, Inhassoro District

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Synonyms: Triumfetta junodii Schinz
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Status: Native
Description:
Small shrub up to 1.6 m high with young branches grey pubescent. Leaves lanceolate, oblong or elliptic, 1.5-6 cm long, almost hairless or shortly green hairy above, densely whitish or yellowish hairy beneath; margin coarsely toothed; petiole up to 1 cm long.; stipules 2-4 mm long, densely grey-hairy. Inflorescences leaf-opposed, 3-5-flowered, on peduncles up to 1 cm long, densely grey-hairy. Sepals linear with a caudate apex, up to 1 cm long, densely hairy outside. Petals oblanceolate, 7-8 mm long, yellow. Stamens numerous. Capsule ovoid, up to 2 × 1.5 cm including a dense covering of stellate hairy bristles.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: junodii: named after Henri-Alexandra Junod (1863-1934), Swiss evangelist and naturalist in South Africa.
Habitat: In coastal woodland and scrub.
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Worldwide distribution: Mozambique and Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal South Africa.
Mozambique distribution: MS,GI,M
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Content last updated: Saturday 20 August 2016
Literature:

Wild, H. (1963). Tiliaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(1) Pages 83 - 91. (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Corchorus junodii
African Plant Database: Corchorus junodii
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Corchorus junodii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Corchorus junodii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Corchorus junodii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Corchorus junodii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Corchorus junodii
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Corchorus junodii
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Corchorus junodii
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Corchorus junodii
Ispot Southern Africa: Corchorus junodii
JSTOR Plant Science: Corchorus junodii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Corchorus junodii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Corchorus junodii
The Plant List (version 1.1): Corchorus junodii
Tropicos: Corchorus junodii


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Corchorus junodii.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=172310, retrieved 12 December 2017

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